James ‘Colossus’ Thompson and Sokoudjou debut at Bellator 121

The Bellator Summer Series kicks off with Bellator’s return to WinStar World Casino on Friday, June 6th live on Spike TV. The event features the last three fights in the opening round of the light heavyweight tournament, the debut of James “Colossus” Thompson and Sokoudjou, as well as a full card of local talent.

“Mayhem” will explode at MMA Big Show’s September 12th event

On September 12th, “MAYHEM” will commence at the Belterra Casino Resort & Spa in Indiana, as rising fight promotion MMA Big Show presents its next event.

Former MMA Big Show Middleweight Champion and ex-Rich Franklin training partner Mojo Horne (6-1) recently lost his title to John Troyer at the June 20th “CONVICTION” event, and he’s hungry to earn a title rematch.

Standing in his way, and looking to get his own shot at the title will be EliteXC, Bellator, KOTC and ShoXC veteran Bubba “The Menace” McDaniels (13-5), as these two will face off in the co-main event of “MAYHEM.”

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“Bellator VI” lands in Texas on May 8

On Friday May 8, 2009 Bellator Fighting Championships continues its 12-week MMA tournament series with “Bellator VI” at the Central Pavilion Arena at Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds in Robstown, Texas.

“Bellator VI” will feature the featherweight (145 lbs.) semi-finals with Wilson Reis (7-0) vs. Joe Soto (4-0) and Yahir Reyes (13-5) vs. Estevan Payan (7-1). The winner of each semi-final bout will receive $50,000 and move forward to face each other at the featherweight tournament finals to be held June 19th in Hollywood, Florida.

“Bellator VI” will also play host to six under card matches including a showdown between Nick Gonzalez (14-7) and Luis Palomino (9-5), who will be looking to bounce back after both fighters were eliminated from the featherweight tournament series in prior bouts.

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